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Neonatal Stabilization Score (NSS)

Purpose:

To evaluate the transportation of a premature neonate using the Neonatal Stabilization Score.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

R57

Description:

The Neonatal Stabilization Score (NSS) can be used to assess the care of neonates weighing less than 1,000 grams (about 2.2 pounds) at birth who are transported to a referral center. This can be used to audit the medical care received. The authors are from the New York University School of Medicine in New York City.

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